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Attended a private party here related to a wedding we attended. Very cool, unique place. Eclectic... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Ogden, Utah
Bang the Drum and Enjoy Some Brew

San Luis Obispo has no shortage of breweries for a city its size. I had the pleasure of visiting... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Houston, Texas
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950 Orcutt Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-6740
+1 805-242-8372
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was another stop on our grand brewery tour of life. We stopped in on a Monday before the 4th of July and it wasn't too crowded, but that's the way we like it. The bartender was super nice, wish I could remember her name....More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Attended a private party here related to a wedding we attended. Very cool, unique place. Eclectic is a word that comes to mind. Not cookie cutter by any means. Talked with the folks working here quite a bit. They take pride in their fine products....More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

San Luis Obispo has no shortage of breweries for a city its size. I had the pleasure of visiting each of them and the smallest of all turned out to be fun and memorable regardless of its limited space. It’s Bang the Drum Brewery, located...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stopped by on a really rainy day when our plan to hike was cancelled. Many beers to try. I recommend the Tahitian Night Imperial Porter which was absolutely delicious. We also tried other breweries in SLO but this beer actually gave me a buzz where...More

Thank BarbaraAndPaul
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This brewery was just what we needed after driving to San Luis Obispo from LAX. They had an impressive assortment of delicious beers to choose from. Our favorite was a blonde stout called "surprise me". Don't miss this warm and friendly brewery while in SLO....More

Thank April333
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Bang the Drum has a very cute outside patio and a great selection of local beers. The location is easy to find and not far off the highway. I was disappointed that there was not a food menu. Other than that, a great spot for...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I seen someone else write a review about how this brewery doesn't sell glasses about a year ago. Unfortunately they still don't which is a bummer because I love collecting glasses from breweries but overall they still have a good selection of beers.

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I'm sorry I'm just not a fan of all these pop up brew houses that offer no food ( which in itself is not a healthy proposition if your driving ). The place itself is pretty relax friendly with a small inside area and a...More

Thank Jedimasterkush
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This business has to do with the location. This end of town has nothing to choose in the beer department. So, for that the owners are smart. Give them a few more years and the beer will improve too. They seem to make several types...maybe...More

Thank John1957Go
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We stumbled upon this spot, kept driving past and wondered what was at this cool looking spot with a clever name, finally turned in and found the best tasting beers! The staff is nicely informative of their ever changing brews, there are plenty of spots...More

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